In the original Act, free-roaming horses and burros were to be protected from capture, branding, harassment and death.
Today we see widespread capture, branding, harassment and death, inflicted mostly by the government and the advocates.
Why? Because most of the resources in areas set aside for wild horses and burros have been assigned to privately owned cattle and sheep.
The wild horse and burro program is a pest control program designed to minimize its impact on the grazing program.
That’s what you’re supposed to celebrate on December 15.
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